Prospective Students

Off-Campus Accommodation Service

Accommodation Service at UL

The Accommodation Service at University of Limerick is managed by Campus Life Services. The office is located at the Student Centre at the University of Limerick. The office provides assistance to students who require help and advice when looking for accommodation off-campus. 

The Accommodation service office is currently closed. Propoerty owners with Studentpad queries should contact

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It is strongly recommended that off campus accommodation is inspected by students with particular regard for suitability and safety before committing to a contract or lease agreeement. The university does not accept liability for accommodation  advertised on the off campus database. Please see our Off Campus Advice leaflet for more information.

Have a room to rent?

If you have a room or property to rent you can advertise here. Click on the blue box to register and advertise properties / rooms. Please see written instruction here for registering on Studentpad or check out the tutorial videos below. Those intending to rent out a room in their home should make themselves aware of their rights and obligations. Information can be found here.

Landlord 'How To' Tutorial Videos

Types of Off Campus Accommodation


Off-Campus Apartment Complex's

There are a number of privately run apartment complex developments located in the Castletroy area where accommodation is offered to students attending third level colleges in the area. Each complex has its own website and is located within 20 minutes' walk from the main entrance of UL. Properties are managed by private management companies and rental fees are normally paid in advance of each semester. Students interested in living in an apartment complex off campus should contact the operators directly.

Off campus student villages within walking distance to the University include: 


  • Brookfield Hall 
  • Courtyard Student Village
  • Groody Student Park;
  • Parkview Hall:
  • Thomond Village LIT (7kilometers from UL):


Note: It is important to note that the University of Limerick does not have any affiliations/accreditations with any particular apartment complex off campus.

Private Housing

Housing off campus is found in housing estates located near to the university campus. Popular estates include:

  • College Court
  • Millford Grange
  • Oaklawns
  • The Orchards
  • Briarfield
  • Curragh Birin
  • Elm Park
  • Brú Na Grúdan
  • Golf Links Rd
  • Annacotty

In most cases, these properties are privately owned and the student deals directly with the landlord. Landlords will generally advertise through the link at the top of the page. Other useful websites for searching for off campus accommodaiton include,,

Usually students are required to sign a lease agreement for an academic year and are required to pay rental fees monthly. Students living in off campus accommodation are responsible for associated bills which are shared with other housemates. When planning to live off-campus, students should budget for:

  • Electricity
  • Heating oil (if applicable)
  • Weekly refuse collection
  • Bedding
  • Inventory
  • Cable TV or basic TV connection
  • TV Licence

When booking self-catering accommodation students can expect to pay a booking deposit equivalent to one month's rent. In addition, students can expect to pay an electricity bond of €150 per house and a refuse collection charge of approximately €250 per house per year in advance. These estimations will vary.

Click here to search for off campus accommodation.


Short Term Accommodation

There are a number of short term accommodation options available in the Castletroy area should you arrive to Limerick before your check in date. This accommodation is also ideal if your family are visiting the area.

The University Guesthouse on campus is also available for short term stays. Book Here.

Alternatively search hotels & B&Bs in the Castletroy Area.

Bed and Breakfasts

NameAddressEmail addressTelephone
Brennan Court Guest Accommodation University of Limerick  353-61-202081
Anville Newtown, Castletroy 353-61-330023
Blackberry Way Hawthorns, Newtown 353-61-336262
Castlemoor Rivers, Castletroy 353-61-330789
Sandvilla Monaleen Rd, Castletroy 353-61-336484
Cregans Newcastle, Castletroy
Castletroy Lodge Dublin Rd, Castletroy 353-61-331167
Castletroy Inn Dublin Rd, Castletroy 353-61-338385
Castletroy House Dublin Rd, Castletroy 353-61-330762


Long Term Catered Accommodation

Salesian House

The Salesian Hostel is situated 3 minutes' walk from the university campus. The hostel provides male students with bed & breakfast and evening meal.

  • Accommodation available Sunday evening - Friday afternoon
  • Single rooms with wash hand basin
  • Swipe card access
  • Pool Table, Satellite TV
  • Full Year contracts only
  • To apply or enquire about fees please contact 061 330194 / 330268.


This accommodation provides the oppurtunity to live with a local family on a  5 or 7 day basis. Some renters will include meals in their pricing.

A student can expect to pay a booking deposit equivalent to one week's rent.

Students are advised to be aware of their rights when renting a room in an owner occupied house. Here is a useful link with some information.

Estate Agents in the Limerick Area

Agent NameAddressWebsiteTelephone
Chesser 2 Cecil St, Limerick 353-61-419799
Frontline 28 Mallow St, Limerick 353-61-400544
GVM 26 Glentworth St, Limerick 353-61-413522
Hanly Donnellan 10A Glentworth St, Limerick 353-61-415505
Hickey O'Donoghue 96A O'Connell St, Limerick 353-61-310022
Leddin 92 O'Connell St, Limerick 353-61-312233
MRA 4 Cecil St, Limerick 353-61-409866
Noel Reddan 53 O'Connell St, Limerick 353-61-312111
O'Connor Murphy 51 O'Connell St, Limerick 353-61-415585
O'Mahonys Whitethorns, Castletroy 353-61-334439
P&W O'Brien 46 O'Connell St, Limerick 353-61-418878
Rooney 99 O'Connell St, Limerick 353-61-413511
Stapleton Mungret St, Limerick 353-61-319066

Having problems/difficulties with Off Campus Accommodation?

Should you experience any problems or difficulties with any type of accommodation off campus, you can call to the Accommodation Office for advice on what to do. This includes the following:

  • Landlord dispute
  • Return of deposit issues
  • Tenant advice
  • Other issues that may arise
  • Understanding your contract/lease 

Useful links for Landlord / Tenant disputes or queries


Citzens Information

Residential Tenancies Board

**Never pay booking deposits or large sums of money until you have read your contract and are satisfied with the terms of the agreement. 

***Always get receipts

Campus Life Services

Accommodation Service Opening Hours  

The Accommodation Service Office on the UL campus is currently closed. Please call 061-202331 or email with enquiries.


Monday – Friday       09:00 - 17:00 (closed 1pm-2pm)

Location:                   Student Centre, University of Limerick

Contact:                    Accommodation Service

Tel:                            +353-61-202331


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